Call or Alone? Poll

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Call or Alone?

Call
4
57%
Alone
3
43%
 
Total votes: 7

Richardb02
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Call or Alone? Poll

Post by Richardb02 » Wed Jun 12, 2019 8:02 pm

(Card_A-D) Up Round 1 Seat 2 Score 4-2 Ave & equal players
(Card_10-D) (Card_J-D) (Card_A-S) (Card_9-H) (Card_Q-H)
Alone?



Wes (aka the legend)
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Post by Wes (aka the legend) » Tue Jun 18, 2019 3:08 pm

This is definitely not a loner at a neutral score. Just way too weak. That said, if I'm down 9-6/9-7, I'd go alone. This hand barely qualifies for a hail mary loner, but it does make the cut. My criteria for a hail mary loner is pretty simple: If I only need 2 cards buried to have a shot, I go for it. Here we only need 2 cards buried to have a shot: (Card_A-H) (Card_K-H)

After that, then we just hope we survive the first lead and that our enemies only have 1 trump a piece or less for us to promptly clear out. Optimistic assumptions indeed, but when it's hail mary time you gotta hope for the best.

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